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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28E9_confederate-postal-service_Union-WV.html
Rebel postal services were formed in early 1861 under John H. Reagan, with operations commencing June 1. In contested sections of western Virginia, control of the mail often changed hands as battle lines ebbed and flowed. Southern strongholds in a…
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Born at Union, 1865. Converted at 15 at Simpson M. E. Church, Charleston. Licensed to preach; his first parish was Harpers Ferry 1889. His most distinguished pastoral work was the rebuilding of Asbury Church Washington, with a seating capacity of …
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Settled in 1774 by James Alexander, who later served in Revolutionary Army. County organized at his house, 1799. "Walnut Grove," built by Andrew Beirne, and "Elmwood," built by the Capertons, fine examples of colonial architect…
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The Greenbrier Limestone, which outcrops along U.S. Route 219 between here and Renick, is the "Big Lime" of the driller. Fish-egg like o├Âlitic zones in the "Big Lime" yield oil and natural gas in West Virginia.
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Society of Methodists Organized, 1794. First bishop of American Methodism, Francis Asbury, was present at the raising of the church, 1785; dedicated this log meeting house, 1786; and held three annual conferences in May, 1792, 1793, 1796. T…
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On Aug. 21, 1901 this 20 ft. monument with 6 ft. statue depicting typical Confederate soldier was dedicated to the Monroe County men who served the lost cause. Hinton Marble Works produced the Italian marble statue, standing on granite pedestal, p…
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On Aug. 21, 1901, this 20 ft. monument with a 6 ft. statue depicting typical Confederate soldier was dedicated to the Monroe County men who served the lost cause. Hinton Marble Works produced the Italian marble statue, standing on granite pedestal…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1498_union-western-virginia_Union-WV.html
The Confederate Monument, dedicated in 1901 to honor the local men who served the South, is up the walkway to your left. Thirteen Confederate companies were formed here in Monroe County. From the top of the hill, behind the monument and the tr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1496_rehoboth-church_Union-WV.html
Oldest extant Protestant church west of the Alleghenies. Erected 1786 on land donated by Edward Keenan. Bishop Francis Asbury preached here in July 1788, held three Methodist conferences in 1790's, and performed the first Methodist ordination west…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1495_union-college_Union-WV.html
The white building in front of you and the red brick house behind you are the former Union College, a Presbyterian school founded in 1820 as Union Academy and the earliest private school still standing in West Virginia. The white dormitory-dining …
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